Chiara graduated cum laude in Economics from University of Rome “LUISS – Guido Carli”. After a three years’ experience in Arthur Andersen, she moved to London, where she achieved her Masters in Finance at London Business School in 2000. She then joined Merrill Lynch (London) in the M&A department, working on Italian and cross border transactions in the TLC, consumer and capital goods markets. She moved back to Italy and, after a two years’ experience in BS Private Equity, in 2004 she joined GE Commercial Finance – Real Estate (Milan Office), as origination manager. In 2006 she moved to Beni Stabili Gestioni SpA SGR (Rome), with full responsibility on the investment and asset management activities of a RE fund dedicated to International Investors (€420 mn of asset under management); in 2008 she also took responsibility for the Business Development of the SGR, position that she still held following the merger of BSG SGR in InvestiRe SGR. Chiara is now in charge of fund raising and acquisitions in the Hospitality Sector for InvestiRE, having invested more than €200 mn in the past two years. Chiara also achieved the Italian equivalent to Chartered Accountant (Revisore Contabile).